Toolkit composed of:
- 1. An engagement checklist to help determine whether a public or patient engagement process will be useful to the project realisation;
- 2. A questionnaire to evaluate team collaboration skills to routinely evaluate team collaboration skills and assess your growth;
- 3. A priorities checklist to help team members develop a clear and concise rationale that illustrates why they should engage;
- 4. A meeting effectiveness rating scale to encourages reflection about how effective engagement meetings are with patients, families, and/or staff;
- 5. The cornerstone engagement checklist to help evaluate if guiding principles for effective and meaningful public/ patient engagement were met;
- 6. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for volunteers to gather feedback from participants about their experience;
- 7. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for staffto gather feedback about staff experience.
Health Prince Edward Island. (2016) Engagement Toolkit
* Tools can be found at p.52 to p. 54. 54.
We provide a five-point rating for each of the following four criteria:
- Scientific Rigour: Was the development of the evaluation tool scientifically rigorous and based on existing evidence on patient and public engagement?
- Patient and Public Perspective: Does the evaluation tool take into account the views of patients and the public (both in its development and use)?
- Comprehensiveness: Is the tool comprehensive in evaluating the context, process, outcomes and impacts of patient and public engagement?
- Usability: Is the evaluation tool easy to use?
Each criterion has 5 question-items. We gave 1 point per item if the answer to the question was YES, 0 points if the answer was NO or CANNOT ANSWER.
- Is the evaluation tool based on a comprehensive literature review on patient and public engagement research?
- Is the evaluation tool based on the experience/expertise of key stakeholders?
- Is the evaluation tool based on a conceptual/theoretical framework of patient and public engagement?
- Was the evaluation tool tested for validity (i.e., the tool evaluates what it is purported to evaluate)?
- Was the evaluation tool tested for reliability (i.e., the tool produces stable and consistent results)?